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Black History Month Calendar of Events

Black History Month Calendar of Events

Jan. 29 | Black History Month Calendar of Events Through Wed., Feb. 6   Thursday, January 31   6:30-7:30 pm — My Soul Looks Back, Sumner Library, 611 Van White Mem. Blvd., Minneapolis Celebrate Black History Month with songs, poetry and stories that give...

Emancipation Proclamation and our collective history

Emancipation Proclamation and our collective history

Jan. 16 |   By Benjamin Todd Jealous Guest Commentator   The Emancipation Proclamation, which set our nation on the path to the end of slavery, was signed 150 years ago this month. This year, we should resolve to teach our children the story of our...

Ballot or the bullet — Black voting rights still challenged in 21st century

Ballot or the bullet — Black voting rights still challenged in 21st century

Nov. 7 |   By Corey Yeager Guest Commentator   On Election Day 2008, I went to my polling site to participate in the most historical election since the origin of this country. I recall the excitement that coursed through me as I made way to my local...